Vivo V9 Android 10 update (Funtouch OS 10) in the works, rollout expected soon
The Vivo V9 released in 2018 with Android 8.1 onboard alongside Funtouch OS 4. Since then, it has picked up the Android 9 update with Funtouch OS 9 on top. Vivo, like most other Android vendors releases at least 2 major Android updates for its phones.
Thus, the Vivo V9 is in line to receive an update to Android 10 with the company’s latest skin called Funtouch OS 10. This new skin based on Android 10 brings a host of new features to eligible devices. This new update has already been released for devices such as the Vivo V15 Pro, Z1 Pro and the Vivo Y17.
It now appears that Vivo V9 users don’t have to wait much longer for Android 10 to arrive on their devices too. A user shared a screenshot of the conversation with Vivo’s support team. According to the reply from Vivo, the R&D team is working on the update.
Here’s the entire message:
We are happy to inform you that, as our R&D team is working on it and they will soon roll out the update for this handset and you will get the notification in your handset.
Sadly, no ETA was provided for the release of Android 10 (Funtouch OS 10) for the Vivo V9. Therefore, it might take a couple of weeks or even a month and more for the rollout. You can visit our Vivo Android 10 (Funtouch OS 10) update tracker to know when it arrives on your device.
Further, Android 10 will probably be the last major update that hits the Vivo V9 since this is the second major Android version that has been pushed for the device. You can check out our list of Vivo devices that might be eligible for the Android 11 update.
Of course, the list is not an official confirmation and is rather based on past trends and update cycles for the company. Nonetheless, we will continue tracking the rollout and will post and update if and when new information surfaces.
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